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understand the process

The approval process for the mine is regulated by California's Environment Quality Act (CEQA), making the whole effort a marathon, not a sprint. Listen to CEA Foundation volunteer, Paul Schwartz, talk about CEQA and the timeline for this project.

Approval / Denial Process Timeline

Our team is watching the calendar for crucial action times. Here are the major dates:

July 2020

Notice of Preparation

open for Community Review

Late Spring 2021

Draft Environmental Impact Report open for Community Review

Fall 2021

Government Review of Final Environmental Impact Report

Winter 2021

Nevada County Board of Supervisors makes a Decision

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